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Maquenque Eco-Lodge

3.0 of 5 4kms del la escuela de Boca Tapada | San Carlos,lCosta Rica, Boca Tapada 4417, Costa Rica
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
35 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed for 3 nights in January 2015. This was our second trip to Costa Rica and this lodge was recommended by our agents in the UK. We have travelled on dirt roads in many countries and some are well-maintained - the 20 mile approach from Pital is not, with the whole surface full of pot-holes. The staff at the... More 

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have a very small number of favourite lodges in Costa Rica and this is definitely one of them. It may be a long drive, the last part being on a bumpy dirt road, but this all part of the experience and getting out into the countryside. This is a great place for bird watching, even if not real bird... More 

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canoa-aventura, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Maquenque Eco-Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Customer: Thank you for choosing Maquenque Ecolodge during your trip. It was a pleasure to serve you. More 

England
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

OK,so the drive is a bit tedious -33km of dirt track - but it seems that is the norm for Costa Rica. As soon as we arrived we were aware of bright coloured birds everywhere. The restaurant/bar/common area is very close to the constantly replenished feeding stations and the bird viewing is outstanding. We had toucans less than 10ft away... More 

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Dear Customer thank you for choosing Maquenque Eco Lodge during your travel for Costa Rica. We really appreciate your comments! Pura vida! More 

New York, NY
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

This place is remote with parking area and staging for short trip across a river to the gracious Lodge I had a nice large room/house with lovely views and lots of birds at nearby feeders. Not only good for birds, but we saw a crocodile and a nearby caiman, as well as a coati mundi and many interesting insects. The... More 

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Dear Customer We really appreciate your comments! Thank you for choosing Maquenque Eco Lodge during your travel for Costa Rica. Pura vida! More 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Oké as shown below it is not trendy or boutique (why does TripAdvisor ask?). Instead it better... It is a stunning location on a isolated spot in the middle of nature. The setup and apartments are beautiful. Scenery amazing... It's not about big animals but beautiful nature, it's diversity and everything that lives in it. The staff here is very... More 

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Dear Visitor We really appreciate your comments! Thank you for choosing Maquenque Eco Lodge in your travel for Costa Rica! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

It was one of the most beautiful, remote and calm places during our trip through Costa Rica. We had a wonderful time and were sad that we weren't able to stay a night longer. The rooms are in fact small houses, each with a terrace of its own and a view over the lagoon. They are orientated in a way... More 

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Muchas gracias por haberse hospedado en Maquenque Ecolodge durante su viaje por Costa Rica. Para nosotros fue un gusto haberles... More 

Berlin, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This is the best Lodge we have visited in Costa Rica in Dezember 2014. Very friendly und helpful well informed staff. We recommand this Lodge to everybody who likes nature and silence! The bungalows have a terrace to enjoy the wilderness just be sitting there. The meals are fresh and homemade, excelent!

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Muchas gracias por haber escogido a Maquenque Ecolodge durante su viaje. Nosotros apreciamos realmente sus comentarios. More 

County Durham
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99 reviews 99 reviews
51 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I spent two days at Maquenque as part of a wildlife trip to Costa Rica. Everywhere was beautiful and full of wildlife, but I think Maquenque shaded it as my favourite. Beautiful and extensive grounds, lovely staff, canoes available to paddle in the backwaters, a cayman in the lake, a coati in the grounds.... I went on two guided trips,... More 

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Estimado cliente: Muchas gracias por haber escogido Maquenque Ecolodge durante su viaje. Para nosotros fue un gusto haberles servido. De... More 

Erlangen, Germany
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19 reviews 19 reviews
19 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We spent there 10 wonderful days and enjoyed every day of our stay. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We felt as a member of their family. Our bungalow was situated directly on a small lagoon and amongst high trees. From our terrace we could see a lot of birds and what is verz important for a photographer -... More 

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Dear guest: Thank you choosing Maquenque Ecolodge during you stay in Costa Rica. We really appreciate your comments. Pura Vida! More 

Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

My daughter and I first visited this wonderful place in 2013, and we said then "we will return". This we did in October 2014. What a great place this is. Wildlife on your doorstop so to speak,great hospitality second to none. When we come again, (and we will), I hope it will be longer than the three nights we only... More 

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Estimado visitante: Muchas gracias por haber escogido Maquenque Ecolodge durante su viaje en Costa Rica. Estamos muy agradecidos por sus... More 

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Address: 4kms del la escuela de Boca Tapada | San Carlos,lCosta Rica, Boca Tapada 4417, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Boca Tapada
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Maquenque Eco-Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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